641.39001 Soliciting or accepting new or renewal health maintenance contracts by insolvent or impaired health maintenance organization prohibited; penalty.—
(1) Whether or not delinquency proceedings as to a health maintenance organization have been or are to be initiated, a director or officer of a health maintenance organization, except with the written permission of the office, may not authorize or permit the health maintenance organization to solicit or accept new or renewal health maintenance contracts or provider contracts in this state after the director or officer knew, or reasonably should have known, that the health maintenance organization was insolvent or impaired. As used in this section, the term “impaired” means that the health maintenance organization does not meet the requirements of s. 641.225.
(2) Any director or officer who violates this section is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.—s. 75, ch. 2000-318; s. 1590, ch. 2003-261.